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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Eileen McAnneny presents at the Grade Incomplete forum

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Performance funding for community colleges

Last week's forum on community college funding was based on a look back at past efforts at performance funding, but it sparked an important conversation about the future of community colleges, says Senior Program Officer Antoniya Marinova.

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Orlando Watkins


Showing Up with an Equity Lens

In Part 2 of his interview, Vice President for Programs Orlando Watkins speaks about the department's work. "I’m working with a team of people who believe we do this work in service with community and that showing up humbly and listening and working in partnership are all essential to the change we want to see."

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Lowell Sun

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Housing market plays catch-up with economy

In an editorial, the Lowell Sun uses data from the Greater Boston Housing Report Card as it highlights the need for affordable housing investments in the Gateway Cities.

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The Boston Globe

In the Media

What’s the way forward for Boston Public Schools?

Build autonomy. Invest in school leaders. Serve today’s students. Give them a path to and through college. Paul Grogan shares a list of important decisions for the next Boston Public Schools Superintendent.

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TBF News Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 edition of the TBF News features new work from Boston Indicators, the rollout of a new arts plan for Boston, and Part 2 of our interview with Vice President for Programs Orlando Watkins.

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